Partnership to realise key sustainability goals through digitalisation

Aramco and AVEVA have announced their intention to form a strategic alliance. Focused on driving sustainability in the region through digital transformation, the partnership will help enable AVEVA to establish their largest digital hub, with an R&D capability, in the Middle…

Wildfire prevention system monitors conditions in remote areas

Kerlink and NetOP Technology, which designs and produces tailor-made IoT solutions for multiple verticals and applications, has announced their collaboration on a wildfire-prevention system that warns public officials when weather conditions predict fires. This summer of 2021, 187,114 fires have so…

IET report explores advancing safety in transport through automation

The need for a road crash investigations branch is one of the recommendations in a new report from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) that explores the expected impact automation will have on the transport sector. Advancing safety in…

GCHQ launch programme to solve national security challenges

GCHQ, the UK’s intelligence and cyber agency, is looking for five ambitious businesses to join its pioneering innovation programme to apply trailblazing technologies to national security challenges. The GCHQ Innovation Co-Lab, developed in partnership with HOST, the Home of Skills &…

Hackathon to kickstart safety innovations for autonomous agricultural vehicles

This September, Agri-EPI Centre, in partnership with Hands Free Farm, are running a virtual Hackathon event to address the safety and security challenges of autonomous vehicles and drones in agriculture. Hands Free Future While the advancement of autonomous farm vehicles…

Seizing digital opportunity is top of the telecoms agenda

As a highlight of many tech company calendars, Mobile World Congress (MWC) was sorely missed in 2020. Back with an albeit smaller, socially distanced bang in June 2021, MWC still didn’t disappoint. One of the event’s greatest takeaways was that…

SIGA raises $8.1m to protect national infrastructures and manufacturing facilities

Israeli cyber security company, SIGA OT Solutions has completed an $8.1m series B funding round led by PureTerra Ventures – a Dutch fund that specialises in water and infrastructure investments, along with Israeli venture fund SIBF, Moore Capital, and Phoenix…

Improving the user experience with IoT RAM

IoT and embedded applications require ever more RAM with higher bandwidths, smaller form factors and lower power consumption. For developers, this presents the question of what an ideal memory module should look like for such applications. Chen Grace Wang, Product…

Towards AIoT: Bosch Machine Learning trials go live on Fetch.ai

Cambridge-based Artificial Intelligence lab building an open-access decentralized machine learning network for smart infrastructure, Fetch.ai has announced that the team of the ‘Economy of Things’ (EoT) strategic advance engineering project at Bosch Research will be initiating machine learning trials on…

New offering enables voice-controlled operation of AI systems in IoT applications

Renesas Electronics has announced the joint development of a voice-controlled multimodal AI solution that enables low-power contactless operation for image processing in vision AI-based IoT and edge systems, such as self-checkout machines, security cameras, and video conference systems, and smart…